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Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Statement from Mayor & Council

A Statement from Mayor & Council 6/2/20

The City of Asbury Park is home to one of the most diverse communities in the State of New Jersey. As Mayor and Council, we value the constitutional right to freedom of speech, and always encourage peaceful publi...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Sunset Lake Commission - Tuesday 6/2/20 - Virtual Meeting Participation Information

Topic: Sunset Lake Commission MeetingTime: Jun 2, 2020 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/91447080333?pwd=UWNNV0dVSlBBRDRObEVPZDBqUE1tQT09Meeting ID: 914 4708 0333Password: 665728One tap mobile+13017158592,,91447080333...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City of Asbury Park Introduces 2020 Budget

City of Asbury Park Introduces 2020 Budget

5/21/20, Asbury Park, NJ – The City of Asbury Park introduced the 2020 budget at last week’s Council meeting. The proposed budget includes a municipal tax decrease based upon an increa...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Alternate Side Parking Resumes Tuesday 5/26/20

To eliminate the increase in litter seen in the City since alternate side parking regulations were suspended on March 22, 2020, alternate side parking regulations for street cleaning will resume on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

5/14/2020 – Update on Short Term Rentals and Hotel, Motel & Guest House Suspensions

5/14/2020 – Update on Short Term Rentals Suspension and Hotel, Motel & Guest House Reservations Suspension 

Short-term rentals (such as promulgated through services including AirBNB, VRBO and HomeAway), and other vacation re...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Technical Review Committee 5/14/20 11am Virtual Meeting Participation Information

Asbury Park TRC. Application for Development for Block 4003, Lots 1,2, and 16 (the “Baltic Property”) and Block 4003, Lots 12,13, and 14 (the “Aegean Property) by K. HovnanianMay 14, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

City of Asbury Park COVID-19 Related Updates As of 4/29/2020

4/29/2020 Asbury Park, NJ – The City of Asbury Park is working with local and state authorities to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Council will continue to make decisions to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the people of the Ci...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

City Council Passes Ordinances to Ensure Availability of Affordable Housing in Asbury Park

City Council Passes Ordinances to Ensure Availability of Affordable Housing in Asbury Park

5/1/2020, Asbury Park, NJ – City Council passed multiple ordinances aimed at providing affordable housing in Asbury Park at last night’s...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Free Transportation for Asbury Park Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic

Free Ride Program Flyer

Thanks to a grant from the New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI), EZ Ride, a non-profit organization, will offer free rides to Asbury Park residents to go for medical appointments and grocery shopping using Lyft/Uber for as long as funding is available.

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

A Statement from City Council Regarding Affordable Housing

A Statement from City Council Regarding Affordable Housing 4/29/20

The affordable housing ordinances scheduled for public hearing in April 2020 are the culmination of a multi-year process that was performed in coordination with the Asbury Park Planning Boa...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Parking & Transportation Updates as of 4/28/20

City of Asbury Park Parking & Transportation Updates as of 4/28/20

These parking and transportation updates for the City of Asbury Park are effective immediately and until further notice:

  • Metered parking regulations will be reinstated beginning Friday, ...
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Posted on: April 28, 2020

City of Asbury Park Grace Period for Tax & Sewer Payments Due May 1, 2020 Extended to June 1, 2020

4/28/2020 Asbury Park, NJ – The City of Asbury Park’s grace period for Tax & Sewer Payments Due May 1, 2020 has been extended to June 1, 2020 per Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 130 which was signe...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Make Asbury Park Count! Take the 2020 Census.

By now, every residence in Asbury Park has received a mailing from the 2020 Census. Taken every 10 years, the Census is a count of every person who lives in the U.S. and determines how the federal government distributes over $675 billion in funding to sta...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Hotel, Motel & Guest House Reservations for Lodging in Asbury Park Suspended as of 4/17/20

Update 4/17/20: While reservations are suspended beginning April 17, 2020, until further notice, owners may take future reservations knowing they cannot be honored until the suspension is lifted.

4/16/2020 Asbury Park, NJ – In an effort to limit ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

A Reminder from Mayor & Council

To Our Neighbors in Asbury Park,
Governor Murphy’s Stay at Home Executive Order is still in effect and we urge you to continue to practice safe social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others. Residents may still leave their homes f...
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Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Business Assistance Programs

Below are summaries of assistance programs for businesses suffering economic hardship from COVID-19. Consult the program websites (or a financial advisor) for specific information and qualifications based on your business.

NEW JERSEY RESOURCES

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

A Message from DPW Re: Trash Pick Up

Trash and recycling services are still operational in Asbury Park. 
To minimize our staff’s exposure to COVID-19, we ask that all residents dispose of trash in trash bags that are sealed/tightly tied and to please refrain from putting lo...
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Posted on: April 2, 2020

APFD Installs New AeroClave Mobile Disinfection System to Protect Against COVID-19

4/2/2020 Asbury Park, NJ – In response to COVID-19, the Asbury Park Fire Department has purchased a new AeroClave RDS 3110 mobile disinfection system to help protect against the virus. The portable fogging system, which costs approximat...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Short-Term Rentals in Asbury Park Suspended as of April 1, 2020

Short-Term Rentals in Asbury Park Suspended as of April 1, 2020 Until Further Notice In an Effort to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

4/1/2020 Asbury Park, NJ – In an effort to limit travel to the City to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Construction, Certificate of Occupancy, and Transfer of Title Inspections to Resume 3/30/2020

City of Asbury Park Construction, Certificate of Occupancy, and Transfer of Title Inspections to Resume Monday, March 30, 2020

3/27/2020 Asbury Park, NJ – In an effort to help new construction, property sales and new rental agreements in...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Asbury Park Boardwalk Closed to the Public to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

ASBURY PARK BOARDWALK CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC TO MITIGATE SPREAD OF COVID-19Asbury Park Beaches to Remain Open for Now

3/27/2020 Asbury Park, NJ – Effective immediately, Asbury Park Boardwalk will be closed to the public until further notic...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

A Message from Mayor & City Council Re COVID-19

To Our Neighbors in Asbury Park,As we navigate these unprecedented times, we want to assure you that the City is doing everything possible to secure the safety of our residents and first responders.All essential services continue to operate, including Pol...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

Corona Virus

For the most up-to-date information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) use these resources:

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

New Jersey State COVID-19 Information

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Asbury Park Boardwalk & Beaches Info as of 3/24/20

Asbury Park Police Department will be monitoring the Asbury Park Boardwalk and Beaches to ensure Social Distancing practices are being followed per Governor Murphy’s Executive Order.

Should residents and visitors fail to follow guidelines, the AP...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Effective 3/18/20, Asbury Park Police Department Implements Call-in Reporting

Effective 3/18/20, Asbury Park Police Department Implements Call-in Reporting

Call-in reporting will help APPD continue to provide the best police services possible for our community while ensuring the safety of both residents and officers. It will elimina...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Facility Closures & Continuation of Services

CITY FACILITY CLOSURES & CONTINUATION OF SERVICESCity operations will continue, but, all City facilities are closed to the public until further notice including City Hall, Municipal Court, Public Library, Senior Center, DPW, Transportation Center, Par...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City of Asbury Park Receives New Jersey "Healthy Town To Watch" Designation

3/9/20, Asbury Park, NJ – The City of Asbury Park was named a New Jersey “Healthy Town to Watch” by the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (Quality Institute) in their annual Mayors Wellness Campaign (MWC) recognition p...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

City Council Announces Extended Hours for Bangs Avenue Parking Garage

Extended Weekend Hours for Public Parking to Help Alleviate Downtown Parking Demand 

2/7/20, Asbury Park, NJ – City Council is pleased to announce weekend public parking hours for the Bangs Avenue Parking Garage, located at 605 ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

City Council Announces Coffee with a Councilperson Event Dates for 2020

 CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES COFFEE WITH A COUNCILPERSON EVENT DATES FOR 2020Council Encourages Residents to Attend and Get to Know Their Elected Officials

1/15/20, Asbury Park, NJ – The City Council of Asbury Park will be hosting Coffee with...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

2020 Parking Updates

 

City of Asbury Park 2020 Parking Updates: Updated Permit and Metered Parking Areas, Updated Permit Regulations, Construction of a New Downtown Parking Garage, and 2020 Parking Permits on Sale Beginning January 2, 2020

12/5/2019, Asbury Park, NJ –...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

City Council Announces Awards of Design Contract for New Downtown Parking Garage

 CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES AWARD OF DESIGN CONTRACT FOR NEW DOWNTOWN PARKING GARAGE Public Input Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2019

10/24/19, Asbury Park, NJ – City Council has announced that plans to construct a ne...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

City of Asbury Park Announces New Partnership with Coastal Habitat for Humanity

10/3/19, Asbury Park, NJ – The Asbury Park City Council is pleased to announce a new partnership between the City’s Community Development Department and Coastal Habitat for Humanity to ensure qualified Asbury Park homeowners w...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Pilot Electric Scooter Share Program First Month Results and Scooter Safety Session

The City of Asbury Park released the first set of monthly results for the pilot electric scooter share program showing it has exceeded 15,000 scooter trips in its first month of service. Scooter trips averaged 12.2 minutes with an average trip distance of...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming Soon to Asbury Park

8/30/19, Asbury Park, NJ – The City of Asbury Park is installing electric vehicle charging stations, making Asbury Park among the first municipalities on the Jersey Shore to offer this service to the public. The City’s electric vehicle charging p...

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